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Jul 5, 2011 4:00am EDT
different. it's just tough. ♪ >> since its days as a battleground in the american revolution, boston, massachusetts, has become known as the city of neighborhoods. with deep-rooted loyalties running through its diverse communities. but when certain bostonians take territorial pride a little too far, they could wind up in the suffolk county jail. >> approximately 180 or so street gangs within boston. street gangs within boston. just neighborhood street gangs. they're all comprised of a couple of blocks, sometimes a project, sometimes an entire neighborhood, certainly. almost every case, every group has some sort of serious feud with at least four to five other groups with in the city of boston. >> and over the past 10 years, the structure of those gangs has changed and that's had a serious impact on the jail. >> such as it was, there was a bit of a code about what you did and what you didn't do. and that seems to have gone by the wayside, and what that translates into is some of this wild west mentality and sort of shooting for any slight, real or imagined. >> that's just how it is. b
Jul 15, 2011 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning. breaking news, two passenger jets collide while taxiing for takeoff at boston international airport. the plane badly damaged. hundreds of passengers rattled. this morning, we'll hear from some of them. >>> she's out. the embattled head of the newspapers in that phone hking scandal resigns overnight as rupert murdoch speaks out about what he says are title lies about his company. >>> and the event, they blocked off the road gathered to see all these things chris brown, off the road gathered to see all these things chris brown, friday, july 15th, 2011. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> oh, my goodness. welcome to "today" on a friday morning. i'm matt lauer. >> i'm ann curry. we've got to go right to what's happening outside our side you. a crowd of an estimated 12,000 people at least have gathered. and al roker is smack in the middle of it. >> actually, ann, we've got up over on top of it, the new york city police department for the first time in my memory for our concert series has closed off 48th street from vehicular traffic and they closed off
Jul 23, 2011 5:00pm PDT
history. >>> the church bells of saint monica, near the harbor in south boston, have sounded for generations of irish immigrants. it's a tight-knit community that has always protected its own. a place james "whitey" bulger, one of boston's most notorious gangsters, called home. bulger learned to fight and survive on the mean streets of south boston, known as southie to locals like john shay who decades later would work for bulger. >> the guy was legendary. >> he made tough guys shake. he made them shake. >> reporter: bulger's life of crime started early. arrested in his teens, he was robbing banks by age 20. his shock of blond hair earning him the name "whitey," a name he is staid to disguise. with his rugged good looks and reckless flamboyance, bulger imagined himself boston's version of hollywood's gangster, jimmy cagney. but instead of red carpets, he was headed to alcatraz. a string of bank robberies earning him ten years in federal prison at age 25. he did his time and upon release vowed he would never, ever go back. >> they had no hard proof. "boston globe's" reporter d
Jul 1, 2011 12:00pm PDT
the opportunities that they wanted when they came here. i grew up in the boston area and lived in different parts of boston. i went to catholic price school in dorchester, a section of boston. -- i went to catholic high school in dorchester, a section of boston. because of my parents, my brothers and i were all blessed to go to harvard university. that is where i went to school. it was intense. i stayed there for law school and have a master's in public policy from there. those are subjects i decided to study because i was interested in public service and public policy issues and government. >> you grew up in the boston area. what made you want to make the transition and moved to san francisco? what motivated you to get involved in politics question marks before i ran for office, and worked in san francisco as a criminal prosecutor and civil rights attorney. i got to understand how much of a be in san francisco is to the rest of the world for social justice. i spent a number of years helping to grow a small business. i got to understand the innovative spirit in san francisco. at night, i voluntee
Jul 15, 2011 4:30am EDT
>>> tarmac trouble, a dangerous collision between two planes on the ground in boston. >>> deal or no deal? frustrated budget negotiators take a break as support for a compromise plan picks up steam. >>> and first and goal. a deal on a new nfl labor contract appears within reach, just in time to save the season. captioning funded by cbs >> good morning, and happy friday to you. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. >> we begin with another frightening collision between two commercial airliners. federal safety officials are investigating the incident at boston's logan international airport. the two jets were preparing to take off last night, both jets were on a taxiway when the wing of a delta 767 clipped the tail of a regional jet. jim armstrong of our boston station wbz reports. >> worst experience of my life. i will never fly delta again. >> reporter: this early evening collision shaking up passengers on two different flights, one a huge 767 bound for amsterdam and the smaller commuter plane headed to raleigh-durham, north carolina. >> we were on our way from washington to
Jul 4, 2011 10:00pm EDT
the streets again. >>> since this is a battleground in the american revolution, boston, massachusetts, has become known of the city of neighborhoods with deep-rooted loyalties running through it's diverse communities. but when certain bostonians take too much pride, they can end up in the sacounty jail. >> neighborhood street gangs, and they are all comprised of a couple blocks, sometimes a project, and sometimes in an entire neighborhood certainly. in almost every case, every group has some sort of serious feud with at least four to five other groups within the city of boston. >> over the past ten years, the structure of those gangs has changed, and that's had a serious impact on the jail. >> such as it was, it was a bit of a code about what you did and what you didn't do. and that seems to have gone by the waste side. what that translates into is some of the wild west mentality, and sort of shooting of any slight real or imagined. >> gang members shoot each other. 22-year-old del sean says she has spent the last 22 years as one of the street gangs. >> when i was older, i liked that lifes
Jul 18, 2011 6:00pm EDT
and the red sox have won two in a row. i want to take you back to two weeks ago to the brawl in boston that lead to multiple suspensions. we willot see any rematch between kevin greg and david ortiz because neither one will play in this series. they both will get a three-game suspension and sit out this entire series. maybe that will simmer tensions a little bit. but buck showalter knows that the orioles can now play the red sox, not outfight boston. the >> they are a very good team, obviously. we will deal with what comes. we will deal with where we are physically. the red sox are not challenge as it is without creating something like that. you deal with situations as they come. >> tonight on the mound, brad bird. tim wakefield, the 44-year-old knuckleballer will get to start for boston. it turns out that the mind prediction about the end of all things in 2012 -- mayan prediction about the end of all things in 2412 may just be a prediction about the nfl that will be the beginning of the season if the proposed negotiation can be voted on. if everybody votes accordingly, we could see t
Jul 8, 2011 5:00pm EDT
, para que los medias rojas de boston vapulearan anoche por 10-4 a los orioles de baltimore. dustin pedroia tambiÉn aportÓ un vuelacerca, que produjo tres carreras. de hecho, seis diferentes bateadores de boston empalmaron sendos bambinazos, incluidos los tres seguidos de ortiz, josh reddick. boston, se colocÓ medio juego arriba de los yankees de nueva york. los dueÑos de los equipos de la nfl y los dirigentes del sindicato de jugadores se reunieron por mÁs de 12 horas ayer, sin llegar a un acuerdo para ponerle fin a un cierre patronal de varios meses, pero han regresado a la mesa de negociaciones hoy. las conversaciones podrÍan extenderse al fin de semana, si es que un nuevo contrato colectivo parece inminente. algunos campamentos tienen previsto abrir en alrededor de dos semanas, y el primer partido de la pretemporada, cuando ingresen los nuevos miembros del salÓn de la fama, estÁ programado para el 7 de agosto en ohio. los rams deben les recuerdo que dentro de unos minutos se viene la copa america por telefutura chile con uruguay y a las 8.30 por univision mexico contra
Jul 25, 2011 5:30am EDT
, as the reds win, 4-3. >>> to boston, tim wakefield on the mound against the mariners. sox down in the first inning. kevin youkilis, just crushed a two-run shot to left center field. boston working on a 5-3 lead. when carl crawford slices one down the left field line. then, the seventh. wakefield serves up a grand slam to brendan ryan. but the seattle rally came up just a little short. boston wins the game 12-8. wakefield joins roger roger cle with his 2,000th strikeout. the mariners are riding a 15-game losing streak. >>> finally, it's not often that a prerace prayer steals the show in nascar. that's what happened saturday night, before the nationwide fed rated auto parts 300 in nashville. if you've seen "talledega nights" you'll know why this pastor, joe nelm, was thinking when he thanked the lord and the sponsors. >> you said in all things, give thanks. we want to thank you for the mighty machines you brought before us. thank you for the dodges and the toyotas. thank you for the fords. and most of all, we thank you for roush and yates partnering, to give us the power we see before us toni
Jul 7, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. that made it 5-4 boston another ineffective start. arrietta is out and there's no relief from the bullpen. jason burcken comes in and he will give up a home run to ellsbury. six home runs total for the red sox, bombs away in boston. o's get crushed 10-4. they've lost six of seven on this road trip. they got three more games at fenway. masn on sunday, final game before the all star break. that break can't come soon enough. the hits keep oncoming for derrek jeter. the january key shortstop moving closer to 3,000 for his career. lead off double against tampa bay pitcher tonight. 2,998 career hits for jeter. two more to go but the yankees lose the game. the rays beat them 5-1 was the final. football news, 16 seasons is enough for quarterback terry collins he's calling it quits. even though he leaves as one of the -- five turn overs and sacked four times in the ravens championship win 10 years ago. collins played with five different teams he was with tennessee last season. >>> first lady michelle obama and daughters taking some tennis. on hand to see serena williams playing a sanction event. s
Jul 8, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. >>> coming up another nasty night for the orioles. their battle in boston goes from bat to worse as fists fly. mark has highlights next in sports. honey, why aren't you playing with your friends? i am playing with my friends. hey, mrs. d... joseph? sarah! it's mommy's turn now. let's go. [ male announcer ] the average home has over four internet-connected devices. we were gonna storm the castle. i love your hair. [ sarah ] thanks i went to your guy. it's perfect. i thought we were storming the castle. [ male announcer ] that's why you need the internet rated #1 for supporting multiple users and devices simultaneously. verizon fios. a network ahead. call the verizon center for customers with disabilities at 800-974-tty/v. >>> well it just wasn't pretty at all. mark is here with the wjz the fan sports report. >> some are saying the orioles are showing pride and they're showing fight. they need to show that they can play baseball because they're looking terrible here. back in spring training, buck showalter was quoted saying some unflattering words about the boston red sox. he apologized for any
Jul 19, 2011 11:00pm EDT
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Jul 2, 2011 3:35am PDT
! ♪ >> jimmy: thank you, notorious boston gangster whitey bulger, for finally getting caught and oddly enough, only two weeks after tighty whitey bulger. [ laughter ] there you have it. those are my thank you notes, everybody. we'll be right back with more "late night!" ♪ [ cheers and applause ] ♪ ♪ -wee! -woo hoo. [ kids ] pop-tarts, please! [ laughter ] ♪ [ female announcer ] when you give your kids frosted strawberry pop-tarts baked with real fruit, they'll rise and you'll shine. pop-tarts. made for fun. subway has nutrient rich, flavor packed avocado. no way. [ male announcer ] way. creamy, smooth... avocado really ups the flavor ante. try the turkey & bacon avocado. grab the green today, at subway. ta complete adult multivitamin. onein a gummyacraves. with ingredients to support energy, immunity and your inner child. one a day vitacraves. multivitamin gummies for grown-ups. i don't know, but that sounds kind of fun. [ laughs ] i have no idea. [ laughs ] ♪ dry hopping is really an additional step that we take to make boston lager. dry hopping is aging the beer on a bed of fresh
Jul 23, 2011 11:00pm PDT
the harbor in south boston have sounded for generations of irish immigrants. [ bell ringing ] >> reporter: it is a tight-knit community that's always protected its own, a place james "whitey" bulger, one of boston's most notorious gangsters, called home. bulger learned to fight and survive on the mean streets of south bostp south bostonson south bostp south bostons o locap locals lilocals lide. >> the guy was legendary. he made tough guys shake. he made them shake. >> reporter: bulger's life of crime started early. arrested in his teens he was robbing banks by age 20. his shock of blond hair earning him the name "whitey" a name he's said to despise. with his rugged good looks and recklep recklereckless fla imaginp imagined himself bo versiversion of hollywood gang jimmy cagney.pinsteain headr headed headed to. a string of bank robberie landing bulger ten years in federal prison at age 25. he did his time. upon release vowed he would never, ever go back. >> they had no hard proof. >> reporter: "boston globe" reportep reporters direpor o'ner o'neap o'neao'nead reportep reporters direpor o'n
Jul 24, 2011 7:00pm EDT
these imt kids in a bar. and i was hanging out in a bar in boston, called cross roads, it's an m.i.t. dive bar. if you can imagine an m.i.t. dive bar, it's a bunch of geeky guys -- sorry. i'm a geeky guy too. these guy had the money in $100. in boston, you never see $100. i don't know in dallas. you probably do see them. >> thousands of them. >> that's right. oil; right? in boston, you never see them. it's all college kids. i couldn't figure out why. i went over to the main guys house. in his laundry was $250,000 in banded stacks of $100. i thought you got to be a drug dealer. he one. and the next day we flew to vegas and it was the m.i.t. blackjack team. i joined the team and said i want to write this story. this was my first true story. i fell into nonfiction, but i wrote it like a thriller. it wasn't this i'm going to sit down and write nonfiction in this way. i was writing fiction and ran into a true story. that's been the way accidental billionaires, same thing. sitting at home. i get an e-mail, 2:00 and it's a harvard senior. he's actually from houston. he said my best friend co-foun
Jul 14, 2011 5:30pm PDT
's keeping people in their homes. he found it in boston, where a new kind of financial institution is buying foreclosed homes and selling them back to the original owners. >> it took its toll on him, it took its toll on me. i ended up with an ulcer, and he ended up with a cardiac arrest. >> reporter: monica and mike bassila's housing nightmare started like so many others, with foreclosure and the threat of eviction. >> when they foreclose and you've got 80 people standing out... >> reporter: you had 80 people standing outside this house? >> yes. >> reporter: wanting to do what? >> buy the house. >> reporter: buy the house. but their story has a different ending. the bassila's house was sold... >> i understand that we have eight loans that just got approved? >> reporter: a nonprofit financial group called boston community capital, which this week agreed to sell it back to them. >> we're prepared to schedule your closing so that you can actually have your home back. >> i know i'm going to cry because it's just... i'm sorry. >> reporter: what's the goal with this? >> the goal really is to
Jul 7, 2011 11:00pm EDT
taking on the red sox and it was all boston. bottom seven a home run parade. first, david ortiz facing pedro viola, crushes that to center. then the very next batter is josh reddick. and josh reddick goes yard. and then the very next batter is jarrod saltalamacchia and he's doing what the other two did in previous pictures, are you kidding me? back-to-back-to-back home runs. six different red sox players homered. boston beats baltimore 10-4 the final. >>> tennis now and the 175th-ranked player in the world wouldn't normally get the attention of the first lady, but when the 175th player in the world is serena williams, everyone in town including michelle obamame wants a ticketo see her play. an injury that kept her out for nearly a year and her early exit at wimbledon. tonight serena making her season debut for the castles. i can't believe that she's ranked 175th in the world. take on the boston lobsters. michelle obama in the house with her two daughters, very nice. she nadwell worth it for everybody. mixed doubles with partner in the near court. serena puts a smash while avoiding touc
Jul 7, 2011 5:00am EDT
the door. and you'll want the ac instantly if you're traveling in the big cities from boston all the way down to d.c. it was very sticky overnight. temperatures are in the 70s. florida in the 80s. wet weather wise, the only travel trouble this morning for rain or thunderstorms is here especially in kansas. i know kansas city, you're dry now, but we've got rain heading your way. tampa, we're dry by i-95 all the way to georgia and maine. it will be later today we'll have to deal with some of the storms. here's a look at the radar in kansas. you've got about a hundred miles here. in wichita, the rain is beginning to topi ta. and in wichita it looks like scattered showers also starting. give it another hour or two and the rain looks like it's going to head your way. it shouldn't be thunderstorms. light cool rain. actually refreshing earlier today. here's your forecast. i had to put a disclaimer on the top of my weather map. if you look at the icon it looks a lot worse than it is, these are the typical afternoon thunderstorms. they're going to be isolated. not everyone's going to get hit. in
Jul 21, 2011 5:00am EDT
everywhere from about north carolina right up i-95 into boston we're under those heat warnings. as you walk outside this morning, you'll notice the temperatures are very warm. typically most locations go below 80 degrees at night. we're at 82 in chicago. we're at 81 in washington, d.c., and look at our friends in dallas at 85 to start your morning. this map shows you the humidity. the darker the green, the more humid you are and the more uncomfortable it will be. these are the dew points. when you get something like 76 in d.c., that's a very humid air mass. that's more humid than new orleans, more humid than miami. even areas in the gulf have the humidity we have in d.c. and that means it's going to be a very uncomfortable afternoon. current heat index, 88 new york, these are temperatures not heat index, but the temperatures alone are near 100 in the midatlantic, 101 in dallas. today and tomorrow is the peak, and then we'll get a -- it will die off towards the weekend. >> way to go, bill. thank you. >>> wall street worries, an airline goes on a shopping spree and the end of a long successfu
Jul 22, 2011 5:00am EDT
of cooling down last night. in boston, temperatures are still at 82, raleigh, 80. if you're starting off in the low 80s before the sun is even up, as we go throughout the day, you know you have a really good shot of getting into the 100s. it's not just the heat, it's the humidity. i think the humidity is worse than the heat, because these dew points, this area of dark green is where there's high humidity. it's pretty much covering everywhere east of kansas city and east of dallas. the higher the number, the more moisture that is in the air. and when we're at 76 in new york, i think -- is new york the highest on the board now? it was washington, d.c., but right now the most humid spot in the whole country is right in new york city and that's why those areas, like d.c. and new york have the highest heat index today. it still feels like 94 in central park as you walk outside to start your morning. 88 in boston. it feels like 93 in d.c. without the sun, and that's only equalled by st. louis there and equalled there in the dallas area. today we have the heat warnings in place, that's well adv
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